The DirectAccess test lab for Windows Server 2008 R2 is a test lab that you configure with 6 physical or virtual computers to demonstrate the DirectAccess functionality that is included
in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 (Enterprise or Ultimate).
The following figure shows the setup of the DirectAccess test lab.
To configure the DirectAccess test lab, see the Test
Lab Guide: Demonstrate DirectAccess. For a short video overview of the test lab and this guide, click
The DirectAccess test lab requires the
Base Configuration test lab.
DirectAccess Test Lab Extensions
Test lab extensions contain procedures to demonstrate additional DirectAccess functionality in a working DirectAccess test lab.
The following DirectAccess test lab extensions are available:
The following stub topics for additional DirectAccess test lab extensions are available:
DirectAccess Test Lab Troubleshooting Scenarios
Test lab troubleshooting scenarios contain procedures to practice troubleshooting techniques in a test lab.
The following DirectAccess test lab troubleshooting scenarios are available:
To demonstrate DirectAccess with Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 in a test lab, see
Test Lab Guide: Demonstrate Forefront UAG DirectAccess.
If you have configured the DirectAccess test lab and would like to share your experiences, workarounds, or best practices with others, edit the
Experiences with the DirectAccess Test Lab for Windows Server 2008 R2 TechNet Wki topic.